Console: missing some colors

Vincent pros-n-cons at
Thu Nov 27 10:23:44 UTC 2003

On Thu, 27 Nov 2003 10:31:09 +0100
"Michal Illich, adresa do konferenci" <list at> wrote:

> Hi,
>      when I work on text console (tty*) under FC1, some colors are displayed 
> badly. For example, instead of white there is light gray, yellow is brown, 
> and so on. It seems to me that the bit for light colors is ignored. Do you 
> know what to do to fix it?

Setting resolution as a kernel parameter might help, look up the different
modes and choose one for your hardware I use 791 which is 1024x768x64k. So
as an example a line in my /etc/grub.conf looks like this: 

kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl ro root=LABEL=/ hdd=ide-scsi vga=791

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